NBC Wins Award
Non-Alcoholic beverage giant, the Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd (NBC), emerged the ‘best environmental friendly company’ at the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency Award organised as part of activities to mark the 2018 World Environmental Day recently in Lagos. Receiving the award on behalf of the company, Ms. Ifeoma Okoye who represented the Legal, Public Affairs and Communications Director, Mrs. Sade Morgan described the recognition as a welcome development adding that it is a big motivation for the company to invest more in keeping the environment safe and sustainable. Morgan who attributed the honour to the contribution of staff and management, stated that NBC was fully committed to contributing its quota through various partnerships to prevent environmental pollution. Speaking on the 2018 theme: “Beat Plastic Pollution”, Okoye noted that it became increasingly imperative for companies both local and multinationals to collaborate by devising innovative ideas that can help combat the challenges associated with waste particularly plastic bottles. “We have great minds of students and professors who can help develop innovative ways and methods to improve the existing procedures attainable now.